Alleged jihadi tourist caught with a stash of gun training videos after returning from Syria ‘was a paid MI5 helper’

An charged Jihadi vacationer who was gotten with a stash of weapon preparing recordings after returning from Syria has told a court he was a paid MI5 informant. 
Police found terror-related material at the south London home of Muslim change over Mustafa Abdullah, 34, after seizing his versatile telephone at the point when he landed in the UK last year, it was heard.
Jurors at the Old Bailey have seen a photo of Abdullah with an programmed rifle thrown over his bear what’s more, different instructional recordings on gun-fighting, drills what’s more, how to utilize Glock pistols. 
The father-of-four too had an sound document on wellness preparing for guerilla fighting what’s more, valuable gear for battle operations, the court has heard.
Abdullah, an engineer, is on trial at the Old Bailey charged with 14 checks of having reports or, on the other hand records valuable to a psychological oppressor what’s more, one of having a weapon for a psychological oppressor purpose.   

Giving confirm in his defence, Abdullah said he to start with moved toward becoming included with the English security benefit between January what’s more, Regal 2008.
His legal advisor Andrew Slope asked: ‘What was the reason of the contact?’
The father-of-four replied: ‘Basically, they were saying, “can you spy for us?”. I said Muslims don’t spy, however, I will help you. I don’t hang around with individuals like that yet in the event that I do, I will let you know.’
Abdullah told members of the jury he was paid £10,000, adding: ‘I didn’t require the cash be that as it may they needed to give it, so I took it.’
Three months some time recently he went to Syria, MI5 operator ‘Graham’ called him up what’s more, inquired for a meeting, yet he repelled him, the respondent said.
Earlier, Abdullah progressed toward becoming overcome with feeling as he begun to tell members of the jury how he changed over to Islam in 2000, having been conceived what’s more, reared in the UK to a family of blended Jamaican-Indian heritage.
He has three youngsters by his to start with wife, Souriya, what’s more, a fourth youngster with a second wife. 
In 2008, he what’s more, Souriya went to the Joined together Middle easterner Emirates where Abdullah worked as a refrigeration design what’s more, the couple were shot shooting hand firearms on a range.
Then in Regal 2012, the couple went to live what’s more, work in Yemen what’s more, the respondent purchased a weapon with a licence.
He told jurors: ‘You can purchase a handgun in the showcase put like you can purchase a cabbage.’
Asked to clarify the fascination of firearms, he said: ‘My spouse said to me, “it’s like I like handbags”. On the off chance that I was in America I could fire firearms all day, no problem. I cherish guns. I can’t clarify it. They look nice.’
On a photo with a Smith what’s more, Wesson, he told jurors: ‘It’s embarrassing. I erased them. I did not need my spouse to see them what’s more, the police extricated them from my computer.’
Asked on the off chance that he ever had any goal of hurting anyone in this country, Abdullah said: ‘I’m your nearby engineer. At the point when I come into your home what’s more, settle your appliances, I will make you laugh.’
Abdullah denies wrongdoing. The trial continues.

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